Definition of College. Meaning of College. Synonyms of College

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Definition of College

College
College Col"lege, n. [F. coll[`e]ge, L. collegium, fr. collega colleague. See Colleague.] 1. A collection, body, or society of persons engaged in common pursuits, or having common duties and interests, and sometimes, by charter, peculiar rights and privileges; as, a college of heralds; a college of electors; a college of bishops. The college of the cardinals. --Shak. Then they made colleges of sufferers; persons who, to secure their inheritance in the world to come, did cut off all their portion in this. --Jer. Taylor. 2. A society of scholars or friends of learning, incorporated for study or instruction, esp. in the higher branches of knowledge; as, the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge Universities, and many American colleges. Note: In France and some other parts of continental Europe, college is used to include schools occupied with rudimentary studies, and receiving children as pupils. 3. A building, or number of buildings, used by a college. ``The gate of Trinity College.' --Macaulay. 4. Fig.: A community. [R.] Thick as the college of the bees in May. --Dryden. College of justice, a term applied in Scotland to the supreme civil courts and their principal officers. The sacred college, the college or cardinals at Rome.

Meaning of College from wikipedia

- A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one. A college may be a degree-awarding tertiary educational institution...
- Trinity College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England. With around 600 undergraduates, 300 graduates, and over 180 fellows...
- 3444°N 6.2577°W / 53.3444; -6.2577 Trinity College (Irish: Coláiste na Tríonóide), officially the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth...
- Jordan College may refer to: Jordan College, Oxford, a fictional college in the His Dark Materials book trilogy Jordan College of Fine Arts at Butler...
- College Girl may refer to: College Girl (1960 film), a 1960 Indian Hindi romantic family film College Girl (1974 film), a 1974 Indian Malayalam film College...
- Boston College (also referred to as BC) is a private Jesuit Catholic research university located in the affluent village of Chestnut Hill, M****achusetts...
- King's College London (informally King's or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding constituent college of...
- St Catherine's College may refer to: St. Catherine College or Colégio Santa Catarina, a Catholic school located in Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil...
- .college is a generic-top-level domain (gTLD) used in the domain name system of the Internet. It was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on 10 April...
- House") is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. Christ Church is a joint foundation of the college and the Cathedral of the Oxford...
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